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Buttercup Bake Shop

973 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-6352
+1 212-350-4144
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“cupcakes” (55 reviews)
“pudding” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (6 reviews)
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973 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-6352
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I ran in and out before I could get too greedy. Got a red velvet cheesecake about the size of a large muffin. Very rich but had a great smooth texture and not overly sweet m. Overall very good.

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of cupcakes, cakes and other sweet treats. Some of the stuff is pretty good, some are mediocre. The salted caramel cupcakes are pretty good. My favorite is the red velvet. Pretty good cheesecakes as well. The lemon bars I had high hopes for, but...More

1  Thank KANewYork
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Long hike back from touristy stuff to our hotel and on the way was this wonderful little neighborhood cupcakery that called to me with S'mores cupcakes and cool AC. That's all it took. I would suspect this is one of the best bakeries in all...More

Thank musictraveler40
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Really enjoyed our delicious treats. Walking distance from Midtown. Had the brownie with Walnuts. Very large, enough to share. Daughter got the Pudding cup which was also enough to share. Definitely worth the trip there.

1  Thank Calval27
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Nice place to drop in on a cold March night for a post-dinner snickerdoodle. Better desserts than you can get at most of the restaurants near Times Square!

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We bought 3 cupcakes to take back to our hotel room for an evening treat. We trudged through the cold wind and slush both ways and got back to our hotel to find that we had been sold 3 stale cupcakes. We went back the...More

1  Thank Suzy M
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We wanted a sweet treat and came across this shop while we walked back to our hotel. . the cupcakes were moist with good texture and great flavor. Best of all being 3 blocks away from times square they have good pricing of $3.50 a...More

Thank csn4u
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Stopped in to order a Hummingbird cake and the young lady behind the counter was pleasant and helpful, as always. However, the young man was short, a polar opposite from her. He just seemed to be in an unhappy mood. Never have had an experience...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I'm a long time customer and ordered my daughters birthday cake from Buttercup. I ordered it online a week before and the store was CLOSED when I went to pick it up at my designated time. The website states that they are open @ 11am...More

Thank coastalsuz
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stopped in after dinner on Friday night. The two guys working were extremely friendly and personable. The cupcakes and cakes were delicious, and my wife says it was the best rice krispy treat she's ever had. My only negative comment was when I went...More

Thank Justin L
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Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 973 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-6352
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-350-4144
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